what is standard commission for commercial lease

In Leasing Property - Asked by Milana N. - Oct 20, 2014
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Salvador H.
Broker/Agent
Palm Desert, CA

laws and rules are not written in stone, and are changed every day..
the are two big question , are you want to sell today or next year , because all agents the first ting we see the commission , we are depending on the commission , By the state and regulation you have the right to negotiate this part. .
But do not overlook to pay what your agent deserves Remember he is going to look win the most profit for you.
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Salvador Hernandez

Oct 20, 2014
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zachary k.
Marlow Heights, MD

5percent

Oct 23, 2014
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Gary G.
Broker/Agent
Orlando, FL

There is no " Standard " Commission on a commercial lease however it is not uncommon to charge the owner 6% of the gross lease amount & offer 1/2 of that amount ( 3%) to a licensed agent that is exclusively representing a tenant they bring to your deal. Just like in commercial SALES the rates vary based on the lease terms.
You may have a 10 year $1,000,000 lease with 4 - 5 year renewal options and get paid on just the initial amount, OR you can occasionally work a deal where you also get paid if options are executed.

Oct 23, 2014
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thomas m.
Owner/Investor
Rockland, MA

there is no such thing as a "STANDARD" RATE if you are told there is by an agent they are violating the SHERMAN anti trust law and they can b sued for 100k !!!

Oct 24, 2014
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Jason M.
Owner/Investor
San Marino, CA

I think Gary G answered best. That's a good starting point.

Oct 25, 2014
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Asgedom y.
Broker/Agent
Richardson, TX

there is no standard comission

Oct 25, 2014
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Amanda C.
Broker/Agent
Roswell, GA

As others have stated - there is no standard rate - this is a negotiation.
But - in general I have noticed that on the tenant agent side for a 3+ year lease one month's rent plus 4% would not be out of line. If the lease is for less than three years the 4% generally stands; but the up front is discounted (i.e. 2 year = 2/3rds of one month lease; 1 year = 1/3rd of one month).
The monthly percentage can be amortized over the length of the lease or paid up front.
Give me a call so I can help you further.
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Oct 30, 2014
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Ramsay F.
Broker/Agent
Boston, MA

Just like everyone said, there is no standard. That being said, it depends on the term of the lease (along with other factors such as your market, location, and broker investments to get it leased). In my market which is Boston, I often charge a 5,4,3,2,1, which is 5% of the first year, 4% of the second and so on, with a 1% continuation for additional years.

Nov 6, 2014
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shamasundar i.
Owner/Investor
Rockford, IL

Charging 4-6 % is reasonable depending on the duration of lease.

Nov 6, 2014
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lauren w.
Broker/Agent
Houston, TX

what is commission for commercial sale

Aug 13, 2016
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